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3 Pieces Of Advice For Move-In Day That are Classic Dad

Posted 07.02.2015 | Good News

Everyone can relate to the excitement, stress and worry of moving into a new apartment or house, especially on the inaugural move into independence. L...

Remember That Time When You Should Have Gone To Dad First?

Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

Mom is great and all, but there were just some situations when you wanted to go to Dad first. It didn’t mean one parent was better than the other, i...

How Can I Help My Fidgety Son Succeed in School?

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

As a parenting coach and family therapist, I see a steady stream of "fidgety" kids in my practice. Their parents are often at their wits end after being repeatedly chided by their child's teacher to somehow convince their youngster to manage the disruptions created by his or her constant motion.

17 Habits For Success And Happiness From A Dad Who's Found Both

| Bill Murphy Jr. | Posted 05.06.2014 | Small Business

The other day my dad sent me an email with the subject line, "YOUR COLUMN." (My dad is sometimes big on all-caps.) It began: Bill: In the traditio...

9 Life Lessons From Dad

Peggie Walsh | Posted 02.19.2014 | Women
Peggie Walsh

Hank, my ever-wise father, had a saying for every stupid move I made. At least it felt that way. Instead of the "told-ya-so" routine, he would whip out a time-honored adage in the form of a soft-toned proverb. So now I will share them with you.

The Best Toys for Children in Primary Grades

Stevanne Auerbach | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Stevanne Auerbach

Children enrolled in the primary grades are actively involved in friendships, interested in learning, happily engaged in outdoor play, rapidly gaining skills, and expanding a wide variety of interests.

Are You Raising a Narcissist?

Jeffrey Dill | Posted 04.21.2013 | Parents
Jeffrey Dill

Are you raising a narcissistic child? According to psychologists, there has been a sharp increase in narcissism in the United States.

The Parenting Advice From My Dad I Found 28 Years Later

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

With Dad's letter open on my desk, I wrote a short email to my son, following the format of 28 years before: a short update on the weather, what's going on with me and my work, and then a few heartfelt lines. Love, let go, and love some more. It worked then, and I trust it will work now.

News Flash: Online Teens Actually Heed Parents' Advice

Larry Magid | Posted 01.15.2012 | Technology
Larry Magid

A study released last week by the Pew Internet and American Life Project had what might be surprising news about online teens. They actually listen to parental advice.